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" While Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give ; See him, when starved to death and turn'd to dust, Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown, He ask'd for bread, and he received a stone. "
The British Martial: Or, An Anthology of English Epigrams: Being the Largest ... - Página 227
1806
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumen231

1871 - 942 páginas
...Wesley's father : — " When Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give : See him, when starv'd to death, and turn'd to dust,...monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown ; He ask'd for bread, and he receivM a stone." The witty writer has made one mistake in this...
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The Book of Authors: A Collection of Criticisms, Ana, Môts, Personal ...

William Clark Russell - 1871 - 534 páginas
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volumen231

1871 - 912 páginas
...was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give : See him, when starv'd to death, and tura'd to dust, Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown ; He ask'd for bread, and he receiv'da stone." The witty writer has made one mistake in this...
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The City-road Magazine, for ..., Volumen6

1876
...tablet in the same Abbey is as pathetic as itis pungent : "S«e him, when starved to death, and turned to dust, Presented with a monumental bust ! The poet's fate is here in emblem shown ; He asked for bread, and he received a itone." When the great itinerant evangelist sipped on...
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The Book of Authors: A Collection of Criticisms, Ana, Môts, Personal ...

William Clark Russell - 1871 - 550 páginas
...wretch, was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give. See him, when starv'd to death and tum'd to dust, Presented with a monumental bust ; The poet's fate is here in emblem shown : He ask'd for bread, and he receiv'da stone. C. Wesley? The reigning taste was so bad that the...
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Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales, Tema 440

John Wesley Hales - 1872 - 552 páginas
...Charles Wesley) : " While Butler, needy wretch, was still alive No generous patron would a dinner give, See him when starv'd to death and turn'd to dust Presented...monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown : He ask'd for bread, and he received a stone." 164. Lydiat was a man of various learning, distmguished...
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A commonplace book of epigrams analytically arranged, Tema 426

Charles Stokes Carey - 1872 - 314 páginas
...Butler, needy wretch ! was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give : See him, when starved to death, and turn'd to dust, Presented with a monumental bust ! The poet's fate is here in emblem shown, He ask'd for bread, and he received a stone. f A REGIMENT SENT TO OXFORD, AND A PRESENT OP BOOKS...
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The book of birthdays, Tema 339

Book - 1872 - 240 páginas
...Butler, needy wretch, was yet alive No generous patron would a dinner give ; See him, when starved to death and turn'd to dust, Presented with a monumental bust. The poet's fate is here in emblem shown, He ask'd for bread, and he received a stone. In advanced life the learned and pious literary...
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Humorous Poems

William Michael Rossetti - 1872 - 488 páginas
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The Great Conversers: And Other Essays

William Mathews - 1876 - 304 páginas
...was yet alive, No generous patron would a dinner give; See him,. when starved to death, and turned to dust, Presented with a monumental bust ! The poet's fate is here in emblem shone: He asked for bread, and he received a stone. The times of William, Queen Anne, and George I.,...
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